Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids

Adam Clarke, Victoria Bennett
AUD $27.99
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Through a fun mix of in-game and hands-on projects, kids are shown how to develop the building blocks of positive communication, listening skills, leadership and collaboration traits, emotional empathy, self-confidence and self-control, and how these skills can be used to play positively and build a better world.

In Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids, Adam Clarke (aka Wizard Keen) and Victoria Bennett offer projects and gameplay that will guide you to make great choices as a player and a person.

Minecraft is an amazing game that stimulates your creativity as you build whatever you can imagine, but it’s also great for learning about how to be a good citizen and mining positive connections with other players—in-game, elsewhere online, and in real life.

With this book, you’ll learn about:

How to set good gaming ground rules, collaborate, and resolve conflicts.
Online resources, servers, and organizations that promote and guide positive play.
Minecraft projects that promote and guide positive play and positive digital citizenship.
Make every build a block party by learning to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids!

Author bio:

Adam Clarke is a professional artist who uses video games, traditional art, and digital technology to inspire and entertain, working internationally with institutions, museums, charities, and other organizations. He is a global speaker on the uses of Minecraft, video gaming, and creative digital technology, and how playing can open to learning and discovery and enable a new generation of creators, thinkers, and agents of social change. He is the creative driving force behind numerous groundbreaking projects, including Playcraft, the world's first play to be performed live onstage and within Minecraft. Adam has more than 25 years of experience delivering inspiring and engaging workshops to all ages, especially children and young adults, and is passionate about using digital and traditional tools to encourage global creative engagement.
Victoria Bennett is a poet, creative activist, and full-time home-educating mother, and has facilitated creative experiences for the past 25 years. Her work focuses in particular on how we tell our personal narratives, and she has worked extensively in the field of writing for awareness, advocacy, and healing. She holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. She has collaborated with Adam Clarke for the last 25 years. She lives in northwest England.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781631597220
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Quarry Books
Series: Lab for Kids
Pub Date: July 2019
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback
Age: 7 - 10
Subject: Educational: IT & computing, ICT